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Tropical Storm ADRIAN


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TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN INTERMEDIATE ADVISORY NUMBER   3A
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
5 AM PDT WED MAY 18 2005
 
...RARE TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN BECOMING BETTER ORGANIZED AS IT 
MOVES TOWARD CENTRAL AMERICA...
 
A TROPICAL STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE COAST OF EL
SALVADOR...AND FOR THE PACIFIC COAST OF GUATEMALA.
 
INTERESTS IN CENTRAL AMERICA SHOULD CLOSELY MONITOR THE PROGRESS OF
THIS SYSTEM.
 
FOR STORM INFORMATION SPECIFIC TO YOUR AREA...INCLUDING POSSIBLE
INLAND WATCHES AND WARNINGS...PLEASE MONITOR PRODUCTS ISSUED
BY YOUR LOCAL WEATHER OFFICE.
 
AT 5 AM PDT...1200Z...THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM ADRIAN WAS
LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 10.9 NORTH...LONGITUDE  93.8 WEST OR ABOUT
320 MILES...515 KM...SOUTHWEST OF THE COAST OF EL SALVADOR.
 
ADRIAN IS MOVING TOWARD THE NORTHEAST NEAR 8 MPH...13 KM/HR. THIS
GENERAL MOTION WITH A GRADUAL INCREASE IN FORWARD SPEED IS EXPECTED
DURING THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ON THIS TRACK...OUTER RAINBANDS MAY BEGIN
TO AFFECT THE COASTAL AREAS OF GUATEMALA AND EL SALVADOR LATER
TODAY.
 
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS HAVE INCREASED TO NEAR  50 MPH...85 KM/HR
...WITH HIGHER GUSTS. ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS FORECAST DURING
THE NEXT 24 HOURS.
 
TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 45 MILES...75 KM
FROM THE CENTER.
 
THE ESTIMATED MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE IS 1000 MB...29.53 INCHES.
 
RAINFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS OF NEAR 20 INCHES IN THE MOUNTAINS...CAN BE EXPECTED NEAR
THE PATH OF ADRIAN. THIS SYSTEM ALSO HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL OVER OTHER PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AMERICA DURING
THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
 
REPEATING THE 5 AM PDT POSITION...10.9 N... 93.8 W.  MOVEMENT
TOWARD...NORTHEAST NEAR  8 MPH.  MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 50 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE...1000 MB.
 
THE NEXT ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER 
AT 8 AM PDT.
 
FORECASTER STEWART
 
 
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